• Watch our new film #IKnowWhoIAm

  • Watch Jake Graf's powerful, emotive short film: Listen.

  • Find out more about ITV's drama Butterfly, get support and find FAQs.

  • If you are a young person that feels at odds with their birth gender, or you are a parent with a child who feels this way, Mermaids can help.

  • “I don’t know where I’d be if it wasn’t for Mermaids, probably on the street. After my family kicked me out I turned to Mermaids for help, they put me in touch with people who could help”
    Sam, aged 15.

  • “I met the most fantastic friends at the Residential, I never had any friends before. Nobody wanted to play with me. Now I have loads, it’s great!”
    Jack, aged 9

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Break through the isolation

Being transgender can be incredibly isolating both for the person and the family who support them. Don’t be alone, reach out to Mermaids who can put you in touch with others. Make new friends and share experiences.

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